“A Terrible Price”: Mardi Gras Story Lays Bare How COVID-19 Is Devastating Black America

“A Terrible Price”: Mardi Gras Story Lays Bare How COVID-19 Is Devastating Black America

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We look at the deadly disparate impact of the pandemic on African Americans as told through an in-depth story for The New York Times Magazine by writer Linda Villarosa in her new piece, “'A Terrible Price': The Deadly Racial Disparities of Covid-19 in America,” that tells what happened to the Zulu club, a Black social organization in New Orleans, during and after Mardi Gras. She reports that the experience is usually a joy, but the coronavirus made it a tragedy.

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